Events

The SSSBA participates in various industry conferences throughout the year.  In addition, the SSSBA provides free customized in-person and virtual workshops for DOTs, county engineers, and design firms.  If you are interested in scheduling a workshop, please click here to learn more.

Upcoming Events & Meetings Listing

* SSSBA Member Only Events Listed in Blue (learn how to become a member)

  • January 14, 2021: SSSBA Innovations Council
    • Location: Virtual
    • For more information, contact Dan Snyder, SSSBA Director
  • January 15 & 29, 2021: New England Regional Council on Forest Engineering
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on innovative short span steel bridge solutions (2-part series).
    • Time: 12:30-1:30PM (ET)
    • Location: Virtual
    • Additional Information
  • January 19, 2021: SSSBA Semi-Annual Meeting (SSSBA members only)
    • Location: Virtual
    • For more information, contact Dan Snyder, SSSBA Director
  • January 27, 2021: Free Webinar – Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel and Sustainable Development
    • The American Galvanizers Association (AGA) invites you to attend our 1-hour webinar event including our popular course Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel and Sustainable Development!
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information
  • February 5, 2021: Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Professional Engineers
    • Dr. Karl Barth (West Virginia University & SSSBA Co-Director of the Bridge Technology Center) will present information on standard designs and innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Additional Information
  • February 5, 2021: Iowa Local Technology Assistance Program (LTAP) Webinar Series
    • Joel Hahm (Senior Engineer, Contech Engineered Solutions) will present information on the capabilities and advantages of steel buried bridges.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Time: 1-2PM (ET)
    • Additional Information
  • February 23-March 11, 2021: Student Steel Bridge Education Lectures, from Concept to Delivery
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present a free 6-part webinar series on steel bridges.
    • Location: Webinar
    • Currently only available to students and faculty.
    • Additional Information
  • February 26, 2021: Iowa Local Technology Assistance Program (LTAP) Webinar Series
    • Dr. Karl Barth (West Virginia University & SSSBA Co-Director of the Bridge Technology Center) and Guy Nelson (Business Development Director, North American Structures, Valmont Industries) will present information “Composite Press-Brake Formed Modular Steel Tub Girders for County Bridges: Development, Experimental Validation, and Case Studies.”
    • Location: Webinar
    • Time: 1-2PM (ET)
    • Additional Information
  • March 17-19, 2021: Transportation Engineers Association of Missouri
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: TBD
    • Additional Information
  • April 19-23, 2021 National Association of County Engineers Annual Conference
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on accelerated bridge construction for rural counties
    • Location: Palm Springs, California
    • Date/Time: April 21, 2021, 3:30pm – 4:20pm, Structures & Environment Track
    • Additional Information
  • May 25-27, 2021: Arkansas Steel Bridge Forum
    • Dr. Michael Barker (University of Wyoming & SSSBA Director of Education) will present on innovative short span steel bridge solutions.
    • Location: Hot Springs, AR
    • Additional Information

Events Calendar

Featured Events

NSBA Webinar

The Science and Art of FEA Modeling

This webinar will explore some of the frequent modeling issues encountered when creating FEA models of steel bridges.

Galvanize It

January 27: Free Webinar – Hot-Dip Galvanized Steel and Sustainable Development

The American Galvanizers Association invites you to attend a 1-hour webinar on hot-dip galvanized steel and sustainable development.

Student Steel Bridge Lecture Series

February 23-March 11, 2021: Free Steel Bridge Student Lecture Series

Three-week online series offered in February/March will help build knowledge and resumes.

Steel Bridge Virtual Learning

It’s Back to (Virtual) School Time with Free Steel Bridge Education!

Take advantage of these free steel bridge virtual learning opportunities to advance your resume, academic pursuits, or career.

SSSBA Steel Bridge Education Workshops

Free Customized Workshops for Counties, DOTs, and Design Firms

The SSSBA now offers free customized in-person or vitual workshops for bridge owners and designers.

Steel Bridge Workshop

2020-2021: Steel Bridge Forums

The National Steel Bridge Alliance’s Steel Bridge Forums are full-day immersive seminars on current design and fabrication topics for steel bridges.